Why one medical provider prefers Diagnostic Imaging Services

Most would initially conclude that the above statement comes from a satisfied person who came to DIS for an imaging exam. Actually, that statement came from a nurse that works in a referring office in New Orleans. This nurse from an orthopedic practice had referred someone to a facility other than DIS (a hospital imaging center). However, the test had … Read More

People share their DIS experience

DIS continues to ask for feedback from people who visit us so that we can monitor how we are treating them and where we can improve our service. Here are some comments from those who visited us this past month: I’d like to start off saying Audrey was absolutely the kindest most polite woman I’ve ever encountered. She checked me in … Read More

What did people think of their recent DIS patient experience?

We’d like to share a few responses from people who visited a DIS location recently and wanted to tell us what they thought of their time spent here: I wish you did blood work here. Easy in and out. Keep Kim – she was fantastic – and profession as well as personable. I had to ask if they could see … Read More

U.S. health care lags behind other affluent countries, study finds

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13 (HealthDay News) — American adults are far more likely than those in 10 other high-income countries to go without health care due to cost, or to have trouble paying their medical bills, a new study finds. The study, from independent think tank The Commonwealth Fund, also found more Americans complaining of hassles over health insurance disputes and … Read More

DIS provides updated patient information brochure

DIS has updated our patient information brochure, reflecting additions and revisions to information such as specialized technology and services. To access our new brochure, click here, or visit www.disnola.com and click on the DIS PATIENT INFORMATION BROCHURE link found under “Quick Links”. This brochure is very useful for people who are choosing to visit a DIS location for the very … Read More

What do people visiting DIS for the first time think of their experience?

Here are comments from people who came to DIS in May and June for the very first time, describing their overall experience: Everything was great. I will definitely return, if I have to have any further testing. I have had plenty of CT scans and this was the best yet.  Thank you. I was very nervous about getting an MRI … Read More

Patient-centered care linked to better outcomes

Patients tend to do better when their doctors pay attention to their individual needs and circumstances, according to a new study. Previous studies had suggested that patient-centered care led to better outcomes, but it was hard to know what doctors were talking about with patients. Researchers didn’t know – for example – whether doctors simply increased patients’ medications when their … Read More

Costs will go up and access will go down

DIS shares a news story regarding a new group that has the goal of educating patients and represent their concerns to legislators. Independent physicians and business leaders in Central Florida have banded together to form a trade association that may well be the first in the state, according to organizers. The story cites, “Today, 39 percent of doctors nationwide are … Read More

The Obamacare Revolt: Will it make a difference?

D.I.S. shares an article on a look at “what it would be like to go to the doctor without massive government interference in health care” through the eyes of one Kansas physician. http://reason.com/archives/2013/03/13/the-obamacare-revolt-physician-fight-bac?goback=%2Egde_966657_member_223251911  

D.I.S. patient information brochure now available

If you have never visited a D.I.S. facility in the past, or it has been some time since your last visit with us, click on the link below to view (and print) our updated informational brochure. This concise pamphlet provides an overview of our most common services, our imaging technologies and our main contact information. If you would like a … Read More